Window treatments add personality and flavor to a room instantly. They are often used to draw a color scheme together or attract attention to or from a specific area or item in the room. The assortment of colors, styles and design options available in window treatments is as varied as the human race. Used for both practical and aesthetic purposes, modern window treatments have taken on a definition of their own. To help understand what you are getting, here are a few of the common terms used in designer window treatments.
Blinds- Blinds are individual slats or vanes that can be rotated, raised and lowered to filter air, light and sound.
Shades- Window shades are a solid, single-pieced unit. When down, the entire area of the window that it is covering is concealed.